2021 Student Population

A total of 21,010 students have enrolled at College of DuPage (all undergraduate).
By gender, 9,357 male and 11,653 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 7,255 full-time students and 13,755 part-time students.
The number of students at College of DuPage is very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Illinois. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Black Hawk College and Carl Sandburg College, its population is very large (average population is 4,027).
College of DuPage offers online degree/certificate programs and 15,396 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 9,357 male and 11,653 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.80 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 10,404 White students (49.52%) and 5,275 Hispanic students (25.11%) at College of DuPage(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at College of DuPage.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

Population by Race/Ethnicity at College of DuPage
American Indian or Alaska Native271215
Black or African American1,552644908
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
Two or More Races586267319
Race/Ethnicity Unknown584265319
Total 21,0109,35711,653

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 15,253 students whose age under twenty five and 3,502 students whose age is over thirty years old at College of DuPage.
Especially, 2,461 students are younger than eighteen and 108 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at College of DuPage.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

Population by Student Age at College of DuPage
Total21,010 9,35711,653
Under 182,461 9841,477
18-195,935 2,9622,973
20-213,995 2,0171,978
22-242,862 1,3711,491
25-292,255 9201,335
30-341,134 390744
35-39728 221507
40-49945 274671
50-64587 167420
65 and over108 5157
Total 21,010 9,35711,653

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At College of DuPage, 17,553 students (83.55% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 15,396 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 15,078 students live in Illinois where College of DuPage is located in and 153 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes15,396
Enrolled Some in Online Classes2,157
Not Enrolled in Online Classes3,457
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)15,396
Illinois Residents15,078
Other State in U.S.153
Outside of U.S.165

Online Enrollment Chart